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WasteExpo 2022

WasteExpo is your best bet to get the education and training you need to hone your skills and affect positive change on how you do business and improve job performance in the waste industry. Better Than Ever in 2022 For 50+ years, WasteExpo has provided the industry with comradery, opportunity, technology, and the most comprehensive … Read more

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State of Oklahoma Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

STATE OF OKLAHOMA Executive Department Proclamation WHEREAS, the citizens of Oklahoma recognize the June 17th in 2022 as Waste and Recycling Workers Week; and WHEREAS, Oklahoma is home to industry veterans who are mentoring a new generation of waste and recycling workers to carry the legacy in Oklahoma; and WHEREAS, the people employed by local … Read more

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A special thank you goes towards workers in Korah, Ethiopia who pour their energy and time each day clearing garbage and managing waste.

In honour of “Waste and Recycling Workers Week”, we would like to highlight those around the world who work hard to make our streets a cleaner place! A special thank you goes towards workers in Korah, Ethiopia who pour their energy and time each day clearing garbage and managing waste. Korah is situated on the … Read more

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US Tarp | Waste and Recycling Workers Week Sponsor

Tarp Systems for Any Application Headquartered in South Haven, MI, US Tarp® designs, manufactures, and distributes load containment and cargo protection tarping systems, controls, and tarps for commercial vehicle applications. The US Tarp® design team develops automated and manual systems for custom applications in the Construction & Landscaping, Agriculture & Specialty, and the Recycling & … Read more

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Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Membership

SWANA and Safety The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is the organization behind the Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA) campaign that is saving lives across the country. Thanks to their hard work to promote the safety of recycling and garbage workers, 25 states have passed laws requiring drivers to slow down and … Read more

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WasteExpo 2022: Special Savings for You!

Come join 14,500 of your peers, over 600 exhibitors and 60+ educational sessions in Las Vegas at WasteExpo 2022. It doesn’t get any bigger or better or smarter than this. And this year, friends of Waste and Recycling Workers Week get special special pricing with promo code VP40.  Innovate, Learn and Celebrate at WasteExpo 2022 … Read more

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List Your Equipment for Sale on Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Expanding your services and need affordable equipment now? Looking to sell your fleet of curbside collection trucks? Waste & Recycling Workers Week now offers a forum for companies and individuals to buy and sell used trucks, dumpsters and other equipment. Whether you are buying or selling, our goal is to provide a place for our … Read more

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Girls Like Garbage Trucks Too!

Unicorns, mermaids and princesses are great. But sometimes garbage trucks are better! If your little princess’s chariot of choice is big and loud, then a handcrafted custom garbage truck bed is what you need! Custom Truck Beds These beds are made from only the highest quality materials. By working closely with parents on new designs … Read more

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Waste Connections of the Carolinas Monroe, NC

Matt’s mom contacted our Operations Manager Pat Austin to ask if we could attend his birthday party. How could we not celebrate with him. Matt truly loves our trucks and driver. Matt waits every week for our truck to come by his home. Our driver Nyree was there to make his birthday special. Happy Birthday … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week - Presidents' Day

Happy Birthday, President Washington! From Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Presidents’ Day is a day of patriotic celebration, ceremonies, reenactments and remembrance. On Presidents’ Day we honor the presidents that have led our great country and celebrate the birthday of George Washington who founded our nation. Without him and his leadership, there would be no Presidents’ Day and no USA. Honoring Leadership and Service Just like Washington … Read more

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